Brahmasvarupa, Brahmasvarūpa, Brahman-svarupa: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Brahmasvarūpa (ब्रह्मस्वरूप) refers to “the form of Śrī Kṛṣṇa, whose bodily effulgence is the brahma-jyoti”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Brahmasvarupa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Brahmasvarūpa (ब्रह्मस्वरूप).—a. of the nature of the Supreme Spirit.

Brahmasvarūpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and svarūpa (स्वरूप).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Brahmasvarūpa (ब्रह्मस्वरूप).—mfn.

(-paḥ-pā-paṃ) Of the nature of spirit, of the same essence as the God-head. E. brahma and svarūpa nature.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Brahmasvarūpa (ब्रह्मस्वरूप):—[=brahma-svarūpa] [from brahma > brahman] mfn. of the nature or essence of the one self-existing Spirit, [Horace H. Wilson]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Brahmasvarūpa (ब्रह्मस्वरूप):—[brahma-svarūpa] (paḥ-pā-paṃ) a. Like God.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Brahmasvarupa in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Brahmasvarūpa (ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಸ್ವರೂಪ):—[noun] = ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಸಾಯುಜ್ಯ [brahmasayujya].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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